Final Lineup for Summersonic 2012 in Halifax Announced
Halifax, NS – July 19, 2012 – The final lineup for SummerSonic 2012 has been announced. The event runs Friday, September 7 through Sunday, September 9th at the Garrison Grounds at Citadel Hill.
There’s a first rate list of performers booked for this year’s event.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Father John Misty
Stars have a new album pending. 'The North' will be released on September 4th, 2012 on Soft Revolution Records/ATO. You can obtain a free download of their newest single from the Soundcloud file below.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Old Man Luedecke
Matt Andersen’s release of Coal Mining Blues raised him to new career heights. He has toured non-stop since it came out last September. He was recently nominated for a British Blues Awards. We interviewed Matt when the album was released, and it remains one of most popular interviews ever. You can listen to it on the Soundcloud file below.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Rise Against is an American punk band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in December 1999. They’ve enjoyed considerable commercial success and remain politically active in numerous areas. Recently, Rise Against contributed to Chimes of Freedom, the songs of Bob Dylan honouring 50 years of Amnesty International. Rise Against did a stunning interpretation of Ballad of Hollis Brown. Watch it below.
The festival is open to all ages with a licensed section for those 19+ with valid ID.
Friday ticket: $35 advance
Saturday ticket $55 advance
Sunday ticket: $55 advance
VIP tickets are $85 per day.
Early Bird passes on sale until Friday, July 20, 2012. For more information on tickets, consult the Summersonic website below.